Words starting with counter

7 letter words starting with counter

  • counter — In a place such as a shop or café, a counter is a long narrow table or flat surface at which customers are served.
  • counter check — a check available at a bank for the use of depositors in making withdrawals, orig. kept in supply on a counter
  • counter electromotive force — an electromotive force that is created by a chemical or magnetic effect upon a circuit and that acts in opposition to the applied electromotive force of the circuit.
  • counter hand — a person who works behind a counter; assistant
  • counter image — the point or set of points in the domain of a function corresponding to a given point or set of points in the range of the function.

8 letter words starting with counter

  • counter- — Counter- is used to form words which refer to actions or activities that are intended to prevent other actions or activities or that respond to them.
  • counters — Plural form of counter.

9 letter words starting with counter

  • countered — in the wrong way; contrary to the right course; in the reverse or opposite direction.

10 letter words starting with counter

  • counteract — To counteract something means to reduce its effect by doing something that produces an opposite effect.
  • counterair — (military) Attacking the air force of an opposing power.
  • counterbid — A counterbid is a bid that is made in response to a bid from another person or group, offering the seller more advantages.
  • counterbug — (humour)   A bug used as a relpy to refute another person's bug report, as in "counterargument".
  • countercry — a cry responding to another cry

11 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-ion — an ion in solution that associates itself with an ion of opposite charge on the surface of a member of a solute.
  • counter-pin — bedspread.
  • counteracts — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of counteract.
  • counterbase — a double bass
  • counterbids — Plural form of counterbid.

12 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-fact — a conditional statement the first clause of which expresses something contrary to fact, as “If I had known.”.
  • counter-raid — a sudden assault or attack, as upon something to be seized or suppressed: a police raid on a gambling ring.
  • counter-turn — (in figure skating) a one-foot turn
  • counter-view — an opposing or contrasting opinion.
  • counter-word — a word, often of short-lived popularity, widely used as an almost meaningless, automatic response.

13 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-argue — to present reasons for or against a thing: He argued in favor of capital punishment.
  • counter-order — an order which revokes a previous order
  • counter-power — ability to do or act; capability of doing or accomplishing something.
  • counter-trend — the general course or prevailing tendency; drift: trends in the teaching of foreign languages; the trend of events.
  • counteractant — to act in opposition to; frustrate by contrary action.

14 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-attack — If you counter-attack, you attack someone who has attacked you.
  • counter-boulle — contre-partie.
  • counter-demand — to ask for with proper authority; claim as a right: He demanded payment of the debt.
  • counter-gambit — a countermove
  • counter-thrust — to push forcibly; shove; put or drive with force: He thrust his way through the crowd. She thrust a dagger into his back.

15 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-culture — Counter-culture is a set of values, ideas, and ways of behaving that are completely different from those of the rest of society.
  • counter-measure — A counter-measure is an action that you take in order to weaken the effect of another action or a situation, or to make it harmless.
  • counter-sinking — to enlarge the upper part of (a cavity), especially by chamfering, to receive the cone-shaped head of a screw, bolt, etc.
  • counteractingly — In a way that counteracts.
  • counteractively — In a counteractive manner.

16 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-argument — A counter-argument is an argument that makes an opposing point to another argument.
  • counter-checking — a check that opposes or restrains.
  • counter-instance — a case or occurrence of anything: fresh instances of oppression.
  • counter-petition — a formally drawn request, often bearing the names of a number of those making the request, that is addressed to a person or group of persons in authority or power, soliciting some favor, right, mercy, or other benefit: a petition for clemency; a petition for the repeal of an unfair law.
  • counter-reaction — a reverse movement or tendency; an action in a reverse direction or manner.

17 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-complaint — an expression of discontent, regret, pain, censure, resentment, or grief; lament; faultfinding: his complaint about poor schools.
  • counter-espionage — Counter-espionage is the same as counter-intelligence.
  • counter-influence — the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others: He used family influence to get the contract.
  • counter-migration — a migration in the opposite direction.
  • counter-signature — a signature added by way of countersigning.

18 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-adaptation — the act of adapting.
  • counter-aggression — the action of a state in violating by force the rights of another state, particularly its territorial rights; an unprovoked offensive, attack, invasion, or the like: The army is prepared to stop any foreign aggression.
  • counter-hypothesis — a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena, either asserted merely as a provisional conjecture to guide investigation (working hypothesis) or accepted as highly probable in the light of established facts.
  • counter-productive — Something that is counter-productive achieves the opposite result from the one that you want to achieve.
  • counter-revolution — A counter-revolution is a revolution that is intended to reverse the effects of a previous revolution.

19 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-advertising — the act or practice of calling public attention to one's product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.: to get more customers by advertising.
  • counter-programming — to schedule (a broadcast on radio or television) to compete with one on another station.
  • counter-proposition — a proposition made in place of or in opposition to a preceding one.
  • counter-reformation — the reform movement of the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th and early 17th centuries considered as a reaction to the Protestant Reformation
  • counterconditioning — the conditioning of a response that is incompatible with some previously learned response; for example, in psychotherapy an anxious person might be taught relaxation, which is incompatible with anxiety

20 letter words starting with counter

  • counter-inflationary — designed to reduce inflation
  • counter-intelligence — Counter-intelligence consists of actions that a country takes in order to find out whether another country is spying on it and to prevent it from doing so.
  • counterdemonstration — a demonstration that is held in reaction to another demonstration
  • counterproliferation — Action intended to prevent an increase or spread in the possession of nuclear weapons.
  • counterrevolutionary — Counterrevolutionary activities are activities intended to reverse the effects of a previous revolution.

21 letter words starting with counter

22 letter words starting with counter

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